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Ms Diana Muriel Warnock B.A.

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:Former Member for Perth

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WARNOCK, Diana Muriel, MLA
Member for Perth
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Thirty-fourth Parliament for Perth on 6 February 1993 in succession to Ian Christopher Alexander (retired). Re-elected 1996. Did not contest general election 10 February 2001.

Parliamentary Appointments

Deputy Chairman of Committees 8 June 1994 – 14 November 1996.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister assisting the Shadow Minister for Arts 18 October 1994 – 15 January 1997. Shadow Minister for Racing and Gaming, and Multicultural and Ethic Affairs 15 January 1997 – 4 August 1999. Spokesperson for Women's Interests; Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs from 5 August 1999 – 10 February 2001.

Standing Committees

Member Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation 3 August 1993 – 6 April 1994; Parliamentary Services Committee 24 November 1998 – 10 January 2001,

Select Committees/Royal Commissions

Member Select Committee on Road Safety 3 August 1993 – 14 November 1996.

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Deputy Opposition Whip February 1993 – 14 May 1996; Opposition Whip 14 May 1996 – 15 January 1997. President Parliamentary Labor Party from 15 January 1997.



Born (Diana Muriel Robinson) 3 October 1940, Western Australia.

Marital Status


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament

BA. Journalist, broadcaster and media lecturer.


The electorate of Perth is located in the North Metropolitan Region and includes the central Perth district, and the suburbs of East Perth, Glendalough, Highgate, North Perth and Northbridge, and parts of Leederville, Mount Hawthorn, Mount Lawley, Wembley and West Perth. Enrolment (14 February 1996) 22,141; area 22 sq km.

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